Video Voyeurism Suspect Arrested
Former worker at Barrington Urgent Care arrested for taping two women in various stages of undress in X-ray room with cell phone.
According to a Barrington police report, on June 17, 2012 a 16-year-old female and her mother walked into the Barrington Police Headquarters to file a complaint. She stated while at the Barrington Urgent Care Center onMaple Avenue for x-rays she saw a cell phone propped up against a viewing window in theroom. She went and looked at the phone and could see a digital counter moving on the cellphone indicating a video was being recorded while she changed into the hospital "jonnie."
On June 18, 2012 Detective Lt. Dino DeCrescenzo interviewed the x-ray technician, Kristian C. Laferriere, and he voluntarily turned over his phone to police. A court authorized search warrant was obtained to examine the contents of the phone on 6/20/12. The cell phone was brought to RI State Police Computer Crimes Unit and on 6/21/12 State Police Det. John Alfredof the Computer Crimes Unit reported after a Forensic Audit, he found 2 videos dating back to January 2012 matching the room at Barrington Urgent Care.
Both women were identified and they confirmed to Det. Lt. DeCrescenzo that it was their photographs and neither knew or gave permission to have pictures or videos taken of them.
The video shows the victims at different times to have been undressing and exposed to the defendant’s cell phone camera while in the x-ray room. The evidence seized is still being reviewed by the State Police.
On Tuesday, July 24, 2012 Mr. Laferriere, age 30, of 50 Mapleville Main Street, Burrillville, RI was arraigned in Sixth District Court Providence on 2 counts of Video Voyeurism and released on $10,000 personal recognizance. Mr. Laferriere left Barrington Urgent Care two days after the incident was reported and is no longer employed at the facility.